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PSVT and pregnancy with multiples

Hello =)

I'm 34 years old and am about to begin my first cycle with the ovulation drug clomid. I'm a type 2 diabetic, have PCOS, and I have PSVT. I take Byetta, metformin, and metoprolol. I have been working with my Dr. for about 18 months to loose weight (I've lost over 60 lbs), get my blood sugar under control (my last 2 AICs were normal), and get medically ready to have a child. Last week he told us he feels comfortable with my heath for my husband and I to try to get pregnant. Because of my PCOS I only have one ovary he feels I can ovulate through and so he's prescribed Clomid.

I've been told there's a slight increase in the possibilty with twins on Clomid. I think from what I've read it's about 10% more than someone not on Clomid. I can't seem to find any information about PSVT and a pregnancy with twins. We've been trying to have a baby for about 5 years now and for the first time in a very long time I have real hope that this may happen. But I'd like to know if there's any increased risk of PSVT complications with twins. My OBGYN wasn't sure when I asked him, but he's also looking into it for me.

Thank you so much!


This discussion is related to Pre-existing PSVT and pregnancy.
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I honestly don't know if twins would cause any extra concern. I'm glad your Ob/Gyn is checking into it for you.

In a structurally normal heart PSVT doesn't seem to be a danger. Certain things may trigger it like hormonal changes. Of course we all know what happens during pregnancy. LOL I have PSVT, even had more severe episodes of PSVT when I was busy having children. I had 3 normal pregnancies and deliveries. They did monitor my tachy but that was all. No meds. Since my children have been born and are grown adults now, I've had ablations to help curtail the PSVT a bit. Still have it but not so bad. Why the history? Just to share that you can be pregnant with PSVT and do well. See what your doctor recommends. A lot probably depends on frequency and heart rate.
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Has the doctor taken you off of Byetta?  I am on byetta and just found out I am pregnant.  I am scared that something could go wrong.  I have waited 7 years to concieved.  Have you heard of any damaging side effects with Byetta?  I am off now and only 4 weeks pregnant.  I just know what to think.
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